Ardent Dog Lover Simone Biles Suffered an Unexpected Attack From the Same After Tokyo Games: “German Shepherds Don’t Play”

Published 11/11/2022, 9:45 AM EST

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American gymnast, Simone Biles became a household name when she won seven gold for her country. She started training at a very young age, which helped her reach where she is today. Fans can trace Biles’ professional journey over the internet and sports magazines.

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As for her personal life, Biles keeps her fans updated through her social media. People who follow Simone Biles are aware of her love for dogs. Biles once shared her experience with a dog, which was not very pleasant to hear.

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Simone Biles was attacked by a German Shepherd

In 2021, a week after returning from the Tokyo Olympics, Simone Biles shared an Instagram story mentioning an injury. Biles revealed that she was bit by a German Shepherd and had to visit a doctor.

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German Shepherd is an aggressive dog breed, famous for its ferociousness. Luckily for Biles, the wound was not too big, and she got away with a tetanus shot. Biles posted a video on her Instagram story, revealing her wounded finger.

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Biles wrote, “German shepherds don’t play. I’ve grown up my whole life with German shepherds and never got bit. This dog at the farm just said NOT TODAY.”

Biles owns a dog family with her fiancé

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Simone Biles calls herself “a dog mom” on her Instagram bio. The 25-year-old gymnast owns two French bulldogs named Lilo and Rambo. Biles frequently posts pictures and videos of her dogs chilling with her and her friends.

In addition, Biles has also created a separate Instagram account for her pets and named it “@thebilesfrenchies.” The account has a following of over 80K and is full of pictures of the two dogs sporting different outfits.

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WATCH THIS STORY: Everything You Need to Know About Simone Biles And Jonathan Owens’ Big Wedding

Biles shares her love for dogs with her future husband, Jonathan Owens. Jonathan Owens is a football star who plays for Houston Texans. Owens owns another dog, Zeus, and the couple walks their dog family together. Simone Biles once regarded Jonathan Owens as a “Professional Dog Walker“, in another one of her Instagram stories.

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Somya Jain

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Somya Jain is a US Sports author at EssentiallySports. She has been a Psychology student for six years, holds a Master’s degree from Panjab University, Chandigarh, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D.
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